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reform if congress can't or won't act. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> president obama's nominee to run the pentagon will have to wait at least another week for an up or down vote in the senate. it now appears chuck hagel will get the vote when senators return. two top republicans say they will stop efforts to stall his confirmation. that filibuster came a day after hagel was approved by the armed services committee on a party-line vote. one of his most vocal opponents says while he doesn't believe hagel is qualified, he won't hold up the process. >> i thought we had an agreement to wait a week so the remaining questions would be answered, but i understand the white house wanted a vote. they got a vote. we will have a vote when we get back. i'm confident that senator hagel will probably have the votes necessary to be confirmed as the secretary of defense. >> the gop it says blocked hagel's nomination in an effort to further examine his record and views on israel and iran. senate majority leader harry reid hopes to bring a final vote to the floor when congress goes back in session
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. >> larry: thank you. in the midst of a critical budget standoff in washington, president obama will sit down for an exclusive interview with anchor dan ashley tomorrow. dan joins us live from the white house where the president and lawmakers are facing a tight deadline. a great opportunity for you tomorrow? >> reporter: it is a great opportunity. thanks very much. good evening from washington. i'm here at the white house whereas you said i will have a chance to speak with president obama directly one on one in an exclusive interview. ask him about a number of things and one of those things we will discuss is the budget deal that is now being debated here in washington. you know there is a major deadline looming here in just ten days time, $85 billion in automatic spending cuts will take effect. president believes with disastrous consequences for ordinary americans. he is putting a lot of pressure on congressional republicans to do something to come up with a deal to keep that from happening. today, he issued a dire warning. >> people will lose their jobs. the unemployment rate might tic
obama is back in washington tonight, he spent the weekend in florida, he has been golfing with tiger woods. now it's back to business, but washington looked like a ghost house. the deadline looms, less than two weeks until the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts. lawmakers are in their district this is week and when they return to washington they will have four days to agree on a alternative plan to cut the nation's debt. strategists on both sides say they are working toward a deal. >> the automatic spending cuts will hurt social programs and a big recreational one in san francisco. we are talking about fleet week a navy memo said that the blue angels will be grounded this summer. they perform in 30 u.s. cities each year, while the angels are one part of fleet week, they are generally the biggest draw and the key reason that a million people spend that weekend in san francisco every year. >> the santa cruz community is on high alert after yesterday's violent sexual attack on a woman visiting the campus. she was beaten and raped on a wooded path at noon. she was treated at a local
. >>> president obama returns to washington tonight following a presidents' day weekend golf vacation in florida. yesterday's foursome was a memorable one, since one of the four was tiger woods. that's a first for both men. the presidential golf outing is a long-time tradition. so is the desire to stay out of camera range, most of the time. though this might be a little different. nbc's andrea mitchell is with us tonight from washington with more. andrea, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. the president's downtime is very special time. the white house also has made a commitment to have a small group of reporters following him everywhere he goes. all that blew up this weekend in florida when white house reporters were locked out of an exclusive golf club and only found out that the world's most powerful man was playing a round with the world's most famous golfer on twitter from the golf channel. when fdr died in warm springs, georgia in 1945, white house reporters were in washington. when president eisenhower had his first heart attack after playing 27 holes of golf outside denver in
over washington. president obama is back at and is working to avoid deep cuts that are due to take effect next month. in washington-- neither side of the aisle is showing any sign of compromise over the deficit reduction. tory dunnan has the latest. >> reporter:longer airport lines. fewer first responders. reduced military readiness. consequences president obama warns will become reality if effect on march first. >> these cuts not smart, they are not fair, they will hurt our economy, they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment roles. >> reporter: to replace the cuts, democrats in the senate propose a combination of more tax revenue from top earners, cutting agriculture subsidies and reducing defense spending after the end of combat operations in afghanistan. but house republicans refuse to support any increases in tax revenues. house speaker john boehner released a statement tuesday arguing the problem is government spending. his counterparts in the senate don't deny the consequences of the cuts will be dramatic. >> republicans deserve blame. i'll take some
. in washington top president obama is putting pressure on congressional republican to come up with a budget deal before automatic spending cuts kick in. >> i'm in sacramento. driving while under the influence of drugs becoming as much of a problem as drunk driving in california. new effort to [ wind howling ] [ female announcer ] it balances you... [ water crashing ] ...it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley... delicious granola bars made with the best ingredients in nate. nature valley. nature at its most delicious. you. >> unusual day here in the bay area. snowplow put to work along sky line boulevard in the santa cruz mountains. lots of rain around the bay today contributed to car accidents like this one. pickup truck overturned in santa rosa. one woman suffered minor injuries. hail fell along grizzly peak boulevard in the berkeley hill hills. 11-year-old boy sent thus picture. late day the sun broke through turning the skies in a brill ypt scene. here's the live look now f
obama. good evening. i'm caroline johnson. dan is in washington tonight. he is the only reporter in the bay area to have the opportunity to interview president obama at the white house. they spoke about some critical issues. >> reporter: for that washington one of the issues we will be watching closely from the bay area is the u.s. supreme court as it begins next month its consideration of proposition 8 california's ban on gay marriage. it is something that the president has been reluctant to get involved in for legal reasons but i asked him about his position on it today. >> position 8 in the u.s. supreme court next month. what will your administration do? >> the solis tor solicitor gens still looking into it. i have to make sure not to interject too much into the project. i can tell you my personal view which is that i think that same sex couples should have the same rights and be treated like everybody else. >> some of my conversation one on one with the president here at the house. coming up tonight at 11:00 more of what we talked about and ile show you around some of the thi
secret staff, chefs and curators, from martha washington to michelle obama. season 1 begins tonight at 9:00 eastern and pacific. on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. and you can also watch it again tonight at midnight. on this presidents' day, we talk about historian doug brinkley on the second terms of presidents. >> douglas brinkley, here is congressional quarterlies weekly and they have a graphic here. second terms tend to be more difficult. why is that? give us the history. >> well, i don't know if i totally believe that. and i know it's so popular right now that i hate to be the contrarian where we're saying second terms are a curse and that they're so much more difficult. i think any president would rather be in their second term than having to be in a first term with a huge election looming. so i think you get a lot of relief when you're president in the second term that you don't have to run again. also, there's a notion there are scandals that occur in the second term on nixon and watergate and iran-contra and lewinsky problems, all ones people raise. what they miss, is what
. >> president obama is welcoming japan's new prime minister to the white house today arriving in washington, dc, yesterday, and is the 5 the prime minister of japan since president obama took office. they will meet today at a time of high tension stoked by a territorial dispute between japan and china. he is a keen advocate of stronger relations withed withed with, that remain key to policy in asia. >> not korea will allow phoners to visit to tweet, skype, and serve the internet on their cell phones or other mobile devices. the big decision follows last month's visit by google executive chairman. a mobile link provider will launch a network by march 1 available only to foreigners, not to those living in north korea. >> they are taking to the street to demand action on immigration reform. why these students say their families are suffering. >> an out of this world opportunity, your chance to hang out with the crews of the internatio almost tastes like one of jack's cereals. fiber one. uh, forgot jack's cereal. [ jack ] what's for breakfast? um... try the number one! yeah, this is pretty good. ma
protect your eye health. >>> i'm bret baier in washington. the big story here today is president obama's leaked immigration plan. tonight on "special report" the news that the president has his own version of immigration reform legislation came as something of a surprise to the bipartisan group of senators already working on framework of a deal. gasoline prices are up for the 32nd day in a row. the average price is $3.783 a gallon and yet there is it will to no movement on proponed keystone xl pipeline to bringca fadian oil to the gulf coast. the sequester is set to kick in march 1. we get analysis from karl rove and joe trippi. investigators have enough evidence to charge syrian government leaders with war crimes but that is not all. "special report" from washington starts at 6:00 eastern. now back to new york and the colleague with "the five." ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> andrea: another day and epic blow-out between alak baldwin and someone in the media. it started when a new york post reporter caught up with the actor in new york city. she tells police she asked about a lawsuit involving his
in town but also in washington, could president obama tap her for a national appointment? harris talks to us candidly about politics and how she unwinds in her personal life. >> now to a woman named one of america's most powerful women by "newsweek" magazine. >> welcome to the charmed political life of kamala harris. local locally, we've seen the 48-year-old oakland native rewrite the history books. >> sit. you must sit. >> as she climbed the ladder. nationally washington insiders say it's only a matter of time before she heads to the capitol. flattering to hear your name, every hot list, it's kamala harris, senator, governor, supreme court, attorney general of the united states. flattering or do you just kind of put it on the side? >> i am so sick of it. truly. i am completely focused on what i'm doing now. so many people who are focused on that thing out there they trip over this thing here. it's not worth it. >> it seems like you have a dynamic relationship with the president, with president obama, dating back to back in chicago, before he was the president. if he were to call you r
. >> is resident state, first ladies, and a fluent and -- this day, first ladies. from martha washington to michelle obama. season one begins monday night at 9:00 eastern and specific on c-span, seize their radio and c- span.org. watch live at 2:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> last november, colorado and washington voters passed a ballot initiatives making their states the first to legalize marijuana for nonmedical purposes. the impact was the topic of discussion monday hosted by the rand corporation. health policy chester, economist and behavioral scientists talked about the restrictions on the use, sale and advertising of marijuana and tobacco. this is an hour and 50 minutes. >> some of this is related to licensing and regulations have discussed before. alex, you will go third here so that you have a warning. first we will welcome -- first we will welcome frank chaloupka back. >> thanks. we will move quickly through this. these are things i can spend hours talking about. smoke-free air policies. these of the primary restrictions on tobacco use that we have. these are generated by try to
with a 40,000-strong rally in washington, d.c., and others being held in major cities across america. organizers say it's important to put a face on the movement and a signal to the obama administration it is long past time to act. >> the president and the secretary of state, john kerry, both know that we can't afford to wait around on climate. we've got to do something now. we know they have the authority to do it. what we're doing is providing them with the love and support they need to do the right thing. >> the two main goals of today's demonstration is for the president to identify climate reject the proposed keystone tar sands pipeline. >>> next what john mccain says president obama is not doing that presidents before him have. >>> also, danica patrick races into the history books. what she did today that has never been done before. >>> and an artist will play his piano one final time tonight. we'll tell you about that coming up. >>> we're seeing a slightly cooler sunday compared to yesterday, which had 50s and some 60s outside right now. all locations running cooler in the las
, of course, leaves a big boost for the local economy. on this presidents' day, president obama is back in washington tonight after spending the weekend in florida, even golfing with tiger woods yesterday. congress is out for the entear week making the city -- take a look -- look like a ghost town. some tourists were irritated saying less than two weeks remain until the $85 billion in spending cuts kick in. >> it is quite concerning that they're not here. >> get it solved. it's keeping everybody on pins and needles. >> lawmakers are spending this weeklong recess in their own districts and when they return to washington they'll have four days to agree on an alternative plan to cut the nation's debt. strategists on both sides say the politicians are working towards a deal despite being in recess. >>> while we wait for congress, the states are taking matters into their own hands. in colorado today house members pass ed new ammunition limits o background checks. the package of bills bans high capacity ammunition magazines and forbids concealed weapons on college campuses. democratic majorit
is the "washington post" editorialized he is to the left of president obama. he has been taken -- by the way, i believe mr. gibbs who i don't often agree with, said he was the most unprepared and unimpressive nominee that he had ever seen. certainly the most unimpressive that i've ever seen. it really is -- 99% of it is to do with the positions that senator hagel has taken, whether it be votes against sanctions against iran, whether it be his belief that the surge would be the worst thing since the vietnam war and the positions that he has taken on various issues is, frankly, been out of -- not only out of the mainstream but far to the left. >> you asked -- were asked about his qualifications which is now an issue. you said he is not qualified to be secretary of defense. you came a long way, senator mccain. in 2000, you were running for president in your stomping grounds of new hampshire. here is what you said. >> secretary of defense, there's a lot of people that could do that one of them, i think, is senator chuck hagel. >> what's changed? >> that was the time and chuck hagel's positions whic
is in washington, d.c. now for a very special assignment. he's the only reporter who will interview president obama tomorrow. dan joins us live with a look at what the president is dealing with today, dan? >> good evening, from washington a very busy day. if republicans and democrats cannot come up with an agreement in just 10 days, $85 billion in cuts will kick n the president invited state and local workers to join him he warned that these are real people whose jobs will be affected by the cuts. congress and white house originally created#dá9÷ arbitray deadline and cuts last year, remembering to-to-force democrats and republicans to work together to trim the deficit. however, they cannot make that happen so this deadline was extended until march, mr. obama talked about the risk our nation would face if they cannot agree on a short term solution. >> congress allows this to take place. it will jeopardize military readiness and job creating investments in education and energy. emergency responders like those here today, their ability to help communities respond to and recover from disasters will b
to be the most visible and popular. you close down the washington monument immediately. barack obama is reading of the script. that's in the context of the budget. the cbo says this year it will be 85 chilean. it will be 42. gerri: i want to ask you about that. gerri: according to your reporting what the cbo that it will actually be half of the 85 billion, less than that. why? >> i think it just takes time for government to do everything. if you order them to do 85 billion they will get half of it done. so they say about 44 billion. that is one-half percent of the federal budget. so, look, this -- the whole sequester, it's stupid, was designed in a way to the crude and unpalatable to both sides. obviously a smarter way to do this. what both sides do is to sit down and give the administration more flexibility or figure out how to shifted around in accounts, but there is no reason that we cannot -- [talking over each other] gerri: absolutely not. just to show you some numbers. we're talking about, 85 billion, were they to get that much stuff , have a percent. this is nothing, the menace. we shoul
to interview president obama today at the white house. his report live from washington, dc, start airing tonight on our newscast going at 5:00 p.m. here on abc7 news. dan is also tweeting from washington. before dan got down to business this morning he spent time with the first dog, tweeting this picture of him and bo on the south lawn of the white house. dan got to meet bo? >> can't wait to see the report. still ahead, new developments on the grounding of the boeing dreamliner airplane with a fix being presented to solve a potentially dangerous battery issue. and the latest on what rescue crews found in the rubble of kansas city >> breaking news from mission district with evacuations are under way because of a gas leak a one block area near 24th and bryant has been cleared. the gas leak began at 10:30, still going on, and the energy company is arriving at the scene and we have work that the muni 48 bus line is being rerouted as a result the gas leak. we will update you on the breaking news story when we get more details. >> in the meantime, happening now, authorities are using cadaver d
president obama today at the white house. his report live from washington, dc, start airing tonight on our newscast going at 5:00 p.m. here on abc7 news. dan is also tweeting from washington. before dan got down to business this morning he spent time with the first dog, tweeting this picture of him and bo on the south lawn of the white house. dan got to meet bo? >> can't wait to see the report. still ahead, new developments on the grounding of the boeing dreamliner airplane with a fix being presented to solve a potentially dangerous battery issue. and the latest on what rescue crews found in the rubble of kansas city ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] now's the time to spring. get the poulan blower vac for just $79 at lowe's today. on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. at&t u-verse high speed internet offers more speed options, reliability and wi-fi hotspots than ever. call at&t now to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. it's the fastest internet for the price. our newly expanded adv
taxes should not be included. >> this morning, abc7 news anchor will travel to washington, dc, for an interview with president obama and will talk with the president at the white house tomorrow. the live reports from washington, dc, begin this evening, at 5:00 here on abc7 news. hillary clinton is about do go on the speaking circuit and hired the agency that handles her husband to represent her in lining up speaking engagements and will earn well in the six figures for each speech. former president clinton has made $89 million in speaking fees since he left office a dozen years ago. >> now a look at bay bridge upper deck you can see it is starting to glisten with sprinkles and rain here. >> mike? >> we will look at live doppler 7 hd and start with the rain right around south san francisco pulling away from daly city but through the san bruno gap it is getting wet and forbes boulevard and sfo getting wet right now, so possibility with delays. to the north you can see across the border in mendocino county we have more organized showers and heavier rain and you can see the snow t
and jam crane, a major democratic donor. mr. obama due back in washington tonight. not only will facebook probably not pay a penny in federal and state taxes for all of 2012, the social media giant expects a federal tax refund of -- are you ready? $430 million. wow. here's why. facebook reported about $1 paraleg $1 billion in pretax dollars last year but gets to rely on stock options it awards to executives. it's perfectly legal. >>> an air force bomber jacket worn by jfk is a top seller of kennedy family memorabilia. the leather jacket has the presidential patch on it. it fetched $629,000. other items included a birthday card from john john to his dad and a marked up itinerary for the slain president's 1963 trip to dallas. relatives found the items at the ho home of one of jfk's special assistants. >>> a new report by "usa today" is uncovering serious problems with a multimillion dollar army program. the program calls itself the human terrain system. it's designed to help american troops better understand and interact with people in countries where they're stationed, to win the hearts an
:00 in new york city. this is "the five." ♪ ♪ >> dana: so president obama is about to return to washington after a guys' weekend in florida where he played a round of golf with tiger woods. we'd love to show you pictures but there aren't available because the press was shut out. didn't the president say this last thursday? >> this is the most transparent administration in history. i can documentbe how that is the case. >> dana: the white house press corps is not convinced. fox's senior white house correspondent ed when i have current the president of that group -- ed henry is the currently the president of the group and said they're frustrated not having access to the president all weekend and they will continue to fight for transparency in the days ahead. okay. golf-gate. gutfeld, since you are back and here, you're up first. this isn't really necessarily about golf. this is about the press' frustration feeling like they are not getting access. now that president obama doesn't have another election to run for, maybe the white house press office is testing the waters to see how much they c
no plans to use him in there is an 85-billion dollar deadline looming over washington at this hour. president obama is back at work trying to avoid deep cuts that are due to take effect next month. in this latest showdown over deficit reduction in washington--neither side showed any sign of compromise. longer airport lines. reduced military readiness. these are just some of the consequences president obama warns will become reality if forced spending cuts take effect on march first. these cuts not smart, they are not fair, they will hurt our economy, they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment roles. >> reporter:to replace the cuts, democrats in the senate propose a combination of more tax revenue from top subsidies and reducing defense spending after the afghanistan. to support any increases in tax revenues. house speaker john boehner released a statement tuesday arguing the problem is his counterparts in the senate don't deny the consequences of the cuts will be dramatic. >> republicans deserve blame. i'll take some blame for it but the president of the u
battle is expected next week, 15 g.o.p. senators have urged president obama in a letter to withdraw hagel's nomination saying he lacked bipartisan support and the confidence to do the job. >> president obama is welcoming japan's new prime minister to the white house today, arriving in washington, yesterday, and he is the 5th prime minister of japan since president obama took office. they will meet in the oval office. there is a japan and china territorial dispute and north korean nuclear test. he is a keen advocate of stronger relations with washington, dc, that remain key to u.s. policy in asia. >> ahead, flu vaccines, who gets the best and the least protection from the flu shot. >> after 6:00, the commuter warning bart is send dog any passengers planning a late night trip in or out of san francisco. >> the friday before the oscars and what would they be without the rivers? and we will show you how to and we will show you how to throw a [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citiba
are arguing against new taxes. our news anchor is traveling to washington, dc, this morning, to interview president obama at a white house and will be the only bay area reporter allowed this access. the exclusive reports live from washington, dc beginning today at 5:00 and he will tweet from washington, dc, as well. >> we have been telling you about the rise in gas prices but no one seems to know exactly why. >> hotmail is no more. bloomberg at the new york stock exchange with that and more. what is the outlook? >> people will be interested if that, but, first, gatt prices in the san francisco area, aaa says the average price of a gallon of gas was $4.14 cent for regular, jumping 46 cents from a month ago compared to 42 cent jump nationwide and analysts say it is because of rising oil prices and they are higher but no one is sure exactly why. the main reason is that there is big demand overseas for crude oil in china. there is blame of refinery ship down but we have not hit the spring driving season when the prices go up. >> two office giants talk about a merger, office depot and office m
was going to lead the administration that he was going back to the state of washington. he was someone i follow closely. he was nominated to be the cia director in 1991, and as an obama supporter, i was shocked to find out that he was going to be kept on as the secretary of defense. what he told people, i found, and it was a major reasoning for why i wanted to write this book, what he said is that we are moving towards a smaller military. one that will do fewer things than be able to go fewer places, which he thought was a terrible thing and he added that he didn't want to be a part of that kind of a system that is going to retrench. my feeling has always been that we need a smaller military that will do fewer things and go to fewer places. so that is the kind of book that i wanted to write. i thought that i should do it even though others have mined a lot of this. i'm sure a lot of you are familiar with the works who wrote things like the american empire and 10 years before that, john neuhaus, one of my favorite new york writers, wrote imperial america. other books have dealt with this.
as first lady from martha washington to michelle obama. season one begins monday night on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. watch the program earlier in the day live at 2:00 p.m. on c-span. >> nebraska governor gave his state of the state address. he gave the plan to lower income tax and corporate income taxes. this is about 20 minutes. >> thank you very much. mr. president, mr. speaker, members of the legislature, tribal chairmen, distinguished guests, friends and fellow nebraskans, i am excited to be here today at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session as we take this opportunity to continue moving nebraska forward. since 2005, the nebraska legislature and i have worked together to make a positive difference for nebraskans. you and i have positioned nebraska as a state that is making significant progress. this is a great state and it starts with our citizens. nebraskans are hardworking, practical, responsible, and innovative. as nebraskans, we bring a sense of quiet pride to everything we do. we respect each other and we want our children to have an even better nebraska
launched by karl rove launching a new video called obama's mess. >> you're in washington and sequestration are a bad idea. are you willing to see a bunch of first responders lose their jobs. teachers laid off. senior, airport security. scrambling to find child care, and vaccinations and cancer screenings, a bad idea, a booed idea. >> the sequester was the administration's idea. >> they were president obama's idea. >> the so-called sequester was the president's idea and signed it into law. >> the white house recommended it and back in august. >> and it seems like every three months around here, there's some manufacturing crisis. >> from our new york city mayor rudy guiliani joins us, good evening, mayor. >> good evening, greta. how are you. >> i'm well. i assume this video was put out to poke a little fun at the president and bob woodward by the way, put online that the president and jack lew had it wrong that it was the president and administration's idea to come up with sequestration, what difference does it make? >> the president has created this doomsday scenario in order to, you know,
attention, served in washington only two years. i was a very enthusiastic supporter of obama and remain but we new national security could be a problem. and appointed as secretary of state and secretary of defense and a retired marine general for domestic reasons and he lasted one year and putting in leon panetta and know he is your neighbor in california but captured by the mentality of the cia. this was an extremely weak national security team. obama also was ruled by the military that is how you got the surge of forces. i think he realizes he was had and that is important and why i am optimistic about the second term this is a wiser man with foreign policy but he has ended the war in iraq meandering to ending the war in afghanistan and allowing the pentagon with the motor skills of a dinosaur such as a timetable for withdrawal all obama has to do i look at the gorbachev experience, and came in 1985, gave a secret speech 1986 faugh denouncing afghanistan, had told shultz we are getting out with one year to turn around and then announced a timetable then we were gone in 89. we need to
newsroom at 5:00 my co-anchor interview with president obama. it's a story only on abc 7 news. >> in washington, d.c. you'll hear what the president told me about issues that affect all of us in the bay area. coming up at 5:00 and 6:00. >> a clean up project along the guadalupe river backfires creating a >>> when academy awards air there will be plenty at stake not only in hollywood. an old theater is pinning thopz an oscar fund-raiser. abc 7 news is live with the story for us. waib? >> have you to take a look at this place. just look at the snack bar behind us thachl has not changed much like the rest of this structure since 1957. much of the rest of the movie industry changed, making life difficult for the people who own this place. there is something lonely about empty sneets a movie house. the only thing worse is how koilt become permanent. >> why would anyone want to buy this? >> craziness and a sense of history for anyone passing through more yaga and seen the theater. it's a landmark in these parts. even the carpeting remains original. it has not been changed. >> still
banning gay marriage. nine states and washington, d.c. recognize same-sex marriages. president obama has one week from today to get involved in the u.s. supreme court case. >>> now, one month into the second term, a new poll shows president obama has the majority of the country's support. according to a cnn poll, 52% approve of how he is handling his job as president 43% disapprove. the poll is an average of four national surveys of the president's approval rating conducted over the last eight days. >>> tonight, a winter storm blasting much of the united states again. the last thing people want or need is more bad weather, but, residents in 20 states are bracing for another hit. as kron4 shows you, it's even snowing in the desert. >> you don't see this every day, or almost any day for that matter. snow in tucson, arizona, and st. louis officials are warning people to prepare for the worst. >> the biggest problem is, they come in with avengeance. when it starts, it is going to cover up quickly. our visibility is going to go away. the important part is to hunker down somewhere. >> misso
senator. chief congressial senator mike emanuel reports. >> as washington fights over scheduled spending cuts the obama administration launched a 100-city connecting community tour. beaverton, oregon, was the first stop on february 14. representatives of the white house, department of labor, epa, transportation, and hud were sent to promote federal aid in spending. oklahoma senator tom coburn is urging the administration to cap sell the tour when much is made about the impact of sequestration. in this letter sent thursday to the white house office of management and budget, he wrote it is somewhat surprising therefore for the white house to be headlining a 100 city government spending tour. >> we asked for how many people are going on the tour, what is it going to cost, what are the cities and why are we doing this? this is not for political means to exer bait the effects of the sequester. >> and coburn points out that beaverton have been adept at obtaining federal funds, receiving $2 million in grant and assistance since 2011. at the white house, the press secretary didn't have many deta
perez has come from washington, dc, to give welcoming remarks here at this summit. tom perez is the assistant attorney general of the civil rights division in washington, dc, he was nominated for that position by president obama and sworn in in october of 2009 and we are all the lucky -- we are all very lucky that that happened in october of 2009. tom has spent his entire career in public service and on protecting the civil rights of our most vulnerable people. tom actually joined the civil rights division as a young lawyer and while he was there he prosecuted some of the most significant cases in the country. lawyers in the civil rights division get fanned out to places in the country to handle cases in mississippi and alabama and california and all over and tom was one of those people. he was sent to texas to handle a very significant hate crime case when he was a young lawyer that involved a gang of white supremacists that went on a killing spree and ended up shooting 3 people and killing one when he was a young lawyer working in the civil rights division. he later se
and dan ashley is the only pay area journalist to interview president obama today at the white house and reports leave from washington, dc, airing tonight on abc7 news. >> the bail hearing for blade rounder, objection objection, has been post phoned until tomorrow when we can lend if he stays behind bars while awaiting trial on a charge of premeditated murder. police say oscar pistorius should not get bail. the defense maintains the shooting was an accident and oscar pistorius thought his girlfriend was an intruder. oscar pistorius said he was outside on the ball contain -- balcony and heard noises and thought there was a burglar and fired. the position says he killed reeva steenkamp from inside the bathroom. witnesses heard talking and nonstop fighting for appear hour before the shooting. authorities using dogs to search in the rubble of a massive explosion and fire in kansas city. several people are still missing this morning after the dinner time blast in a popular entertainment district. the explosion flattened a crowded restaurant and 14 people were hurt and several critically.
. owners fight a p >>> breaking news from washington white house jumped into the same-sex marriage debate. the obama administration late today filed a legal brief with the under the circumstances us supreme court urging justices to strike down the federal defense of marriage act stating denying gay couples the right to marry is unconstitutional this, snot a surprise. i asked the president about this very issue wednesday at white house, during my one on win unt view he said he needed to confirm with the solicitor general about the proper legal strategy they should take. now, they have taken this step. supreme court set to take it up in late march. >> san jose on the verge of banning stiro form. they hope to encourage other cities to follow their lead. dozens of cities already ban styrofoam. environmentists say it's harmful to san francisco bay. >> it never breaks down so. once getting into creeks in the bay it's having an immediate affect on fish and wildlife. >> san jose set to vote on the ban tuesday. 30 cities have eliminated styrofoam. californian8nç restaurant association says it wil
. on the next "washington journal," cedric leighton. alison klein on a new proposals outlined by president obama. and a recent study on credit reports that found 5% have reports with serious errors on them that could affect their ability to borrow money. live at 7:00 eastern on c-span. >> we have a habit in this country if i may say this of glossing over presidents. we decided that they are bald eagles and they all have to be treated as if they are symbols of the country. what that means is you have a smoothing over of their rough edges. there is a feeling among modern presidents that they have a right to a certain generation and that will be located in the presidential library. even if they are gone, their children and former allies, and their lieutenants who live longer than presidents, they continue this. in many ways, they are even more ferociously committed to the legacy. not only because it involves them, and because the old man is gone and they want to show loyalty. what does the government to because they are responsible when you have a flood president? >> timothy naftali sunday night at
." exploring the lives of the women who served as first lady from martha washington to michelle obama in a first of its kind profit for television. season one begins at 9:00 eastern and pacific. watch the program earlier in the day live at 2:00 eastern on c- span. host: here in washington we have david winston adn from new york city steve mcmahan. thank you to both of the. as we look at the state of the union, what do you think about the tone? what about the term of the president's delivery ended the way he was saying his message? guest: i think he did what many presidents do in the state of the union address, he laid out an agenda for the future. those things tend to be kind of a list. then he built to a crescendo at the end on having a vote on the gun-control measures that he has introduced. i thought it was a terrific state of the union address that did lay out the agenda. republicans know what it is he would like to accomplish. american people know what is at stake. now we will see if congress is willing to act. guest: you had the inaugural and the state of the union. he laid out
day in washington d.c., but showing up for a reaction on climate change. environmentalists gathering at the nation's mall. the national mall. they want president obama to reject a proposed keystone pipeline that will carry oil from canada to the gulf of mexico. and supporters say the government intervention is ill-advised. a popular washington state gun maker responding to-- after they passed a sweeping assault weapons ban and new restrictions on ammunition. a political battle also at the same time is set in another state, colorado. lawmakers there are preparing to vote on gun control measures as early as tomorrow. adam housley is live for us in los angeles with more. adam. >> yeah, harris, the political gun battle from small towns like california, all the way to the national state and of course at the state level, you mentioned new york and colorado over the weekend, it was all about gun laws, like a marathon session on saturday. saw four of them passed, including gun laws that do everything from banning the purchase of magazines that hold 15 rounds to others have purchase private s
a open letter to president obama asking him to call off war on weapons. todd explained why op "fox news" earlier today. >> the initiative and a lot in washington and the lobbyists are trying to pass going to be more of a debtriment than a help. they are not protecting the kids. they're infringing op law abiding citizen from protecting themselves. they're really taking away from what really has happened. first we need to protect our children. >> kimberly: okay, so this is coming out strongly against the administration and what he calls the president's war on weapons. dana, from a communications per speculative, do you think this was effective coming from someone who is a survivor? >> dana: i think so. anybody who has experienced something personally adds to credibility of an argument. he has a point a lot of people share. i think that the administration to their credit, this is not something -- this issue is something they continued to pursue almost daily. they make some sort of news about it. whether it's news they intend to make or not like with the shotgun thing from president obamvic
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